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Thanksgiving Poster Giveaway

Thanksgiving Poster Giveaway!

I started this tradition at 45royale and brought it back this year. It seemed like a fitting way to give back to our amazing community.

Dotties Font

Dotties by Kyle Letendre

I’m a sucker for a well-designed, full-bodied typeface. And Dotties is without a doubt one of the freshest font combos I’ve seen in a while.

UX Tools

UX tools in 2021

For the past few years, creative professionals have had access to a wide variety of powerful UX design tools. And each year, as the UX design process matures, the tools that help facilitate our daily work also mature.

Design philosophy

My design philosophy

I’ve come up with five points that should serve as a launching point for more reflection in the future. My thinking on the matter will likely evolve more over time, but for now, here are the top-level ideas that make up my personal design philosophy.

The Business of Design

The Business of Design

Today I’m happy to announce the release of my new web design eBook, ‘The Business of Design’. I’ve written this book specifically for web designers looking to level up their careers by learning from my experience.

Freelance Designer Specialist

The increasing demand for freelance design specialists

It’s a great time to be a creative professional. For a lot of us, we’re able to choose the type of work we do and where we do it from. The options available today are abundant, and that’s great news for designers and the creative industry as a whole.

Rebranding and updating

Rebranding and updating

Coming up with a rebranding strategy for yourself can be difficult. In fact, many people push it aside, making excuses about not having enough time. I’m definitely guilty of that. After several failed attempts, I finally put my foot down. It was time to whip this ol’ site back into shape.

Photoshop animation using the Timeline

Photoshop timeline animation

This week I was working on a Photoshop animation for a client’s email campaign. I hadn’t done simple frame animation in Photoshop in a while, so I figured I would document the process in case anyone might benefit from it.

Modern web design layouts

Getting out of our layout ruts

If you’ve been involved with web design in any capacity over the past few years, you might have noticed that things are starting to look… well, the same.


Deadpool Visual Effects

“Deadpool” marks the beginning of a new era for superhero films, and one sequence, in particular, was key to setting the tone.

Python Darth Vader Helmet

Python Darth Vader Helmet

Now there’s cool, and then there’s this. Check out this one-of-a-kind Python Skin Darth Vader helmet. And yes, that is real Python. And no, no one else in the world will have this. Handmade in New York by Elemnt, this limited edition Darth Vader helmet can be yours for a mere $3,000.